Festive Facts


Barlow Irvin’s Protection Specialist, Jade Winstanley, is always here to help.  This month Jade reveals her festive facts.

Your household insurers might automatically increase the sum insured for contents by up to 10% to cover Christmas gifts.

Christmas tree fires have resulted in 260 home fires, 24 injured and 12 deaths and £16m in property damage claims.

Turkeys are prone to arthritis and can be treated using CBD oil.

More than 100 people a year are injured whilst decorating the Christmas tree, 1 in 50 people have fallen from the loft whilst getting the decorations out and 1 in 40 people have suffered an electric shock from faulty Christmas trees lights.

600,000 people have burnt themselves whilst roasting chestnuts on an open fire.

Stay Safe Everyone. Wishing you a Merry Christmas and a Happy Healthy New Year.

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